The answer to climate-killing cow farts may come from the sea
NOVEMBER 3, 2019
They soon discovered that static electricity had caused entrapped methane from the flatulence and manure of 90 dairy cows to explode. But the incident pointed to a serious problem: Ruminant livestock, mostly cattle, account for 30 percent of all global methane emissions, pumping out 3 gigatons of the gas every year in their burps, farts, and manure. According to the United Nations , reducing methane emissions from cows could be one of the quickest ways to slow climate change.